[tip] Explorer / My Computer tip

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  1. James

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    This is just a simple tip / tweak for My Computer / File Explorer users.

    If you like using Explorer to browse your HDD, and like the look of My Computer when you open it up, then create a new shortcut with the of this: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,
     

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    James, Oct 20, 2003
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    More custom views for tweakers:

    My Computer highlighted in left side with all drives visible but not expanded and C: highlighted in right side:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/select,c:

    Desktop highlighted and nothing expanded:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/n,/select,/root,c:

    All drives visible and the system drive highlighted and expanded in full screen:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/select

    All drives visible and the system drive expanded in small screen:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/select,%systemroot%

    Only Windows Directory visible highlighted and expanded:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,/root,%systemroot%

    All drives visible but only C: highlighted and expanded:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /e,c:

    Nothing expanded and My Computer highlighted in right side:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /n,/e,/select,

    Opens the Windows folder as a folder:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe %systemroot%

    Opens as My Computer:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe %systemroot%,

    This opens the Desktop folder with My Computer highlighted:
    %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe %systemroot%,/select,

    Desktop highlighted in the left side and no drives visible:
    %systemroot%\explorer.exe /e,/root,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D},/select

    My Computer highlighted in left side and all drives visible but none expanded:
    %systemroot%\explorer.exe /e,/root,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

    Desktop in left side highlighted and My Computer highlighted in right side and no drives visible:
    %systemroot%\explorer.exe /e,/select,::{20D04FE0-3AEA-1069-A2D8-08002B30309D}

    Info from MS
     
    James, Aug 13, 2005
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